Considering a Remote IT job? Here Are 5 Tips to Make Your Home Office HIGHLY Productive

Your home office matters more than ever before when you’re a remote worker. That space can make or break your productivity; after all, there is the potential for all kinds of distractions when you work from home. You need your office space to enhance your productivity not distract from it. Ironically, having an empty room… Read More »

How to Develop Effective Work Relationships

Okay, developers, the days of hiding in your cubicle are over. Most IT job candidates understand the importance of working with a team to complete a complex software or hardware project. But sometimes, it’s hard to build these bridges between teams. So how can you develop effective work relationships, even if you’re working remotely? This… Read More »

What to Avoid When Hiring IT Talent

These days, finding IT talent is worse than finding a needle in a haystack, particularly for some jobs. Sometimes, it’s much worse. For example, you may think you’ll take on just about anything and anyone when looking at job candidates because you need people, and you needed them yesterday. But consider the effect of one… Read More »

How to Make Sure Your Virtual Meeting Runs Smoothly

Since the pandemic, we’ve learned to adapt to screen-to-screen communications, and it appears that Zoom or other types of virtual meetings are here to stay. However, some virtual meetings are better than others. We’ve all experienced that awkward virtual meeting where people talk over each other, the meeting that starts late and lacks an agenda,… Read More »

Want to Work in a Different Department? Here’s How to Tell Your Boss It’s Time to Transfer

Approaching your boss for a transfer can be difficult, especially if you’ve been working for the same person for a few years. Understandably, you’d want a change at some point. At the same time, you don’t want your boss to take your request personally and you don’t want to leave your team shorthanded. So, how… Read More »

Naked & Afraid

A Survivor’s Tips for Avoiding the Latest Digital Scams scam /skam/ (def):   a dishonest scheme; a fraud. fraudster / frȯd-stər/ (def):  one who intentionally engages in deceit or trickery; a person who is not what he/she/they seem to be. An Unfortunate Reality:  The Rising Tide of Digital Scams in Today’s Inter-Connected World To this day… Read More »

Unhappy in Your Current Job? Here are Some Tips to Make That Job Work for You

If you have a sinking feeling when Monday comes around, you’re not alone. More than half of the American workforce say they are unhappy in their current job. This is one of the contributing factors in the Great Resignation, a six month period where more than 24 million people quit jobs. But is the grass… Read More »

Why Reactivating Your Tech Talent Pool is Your Recruiting Secret Weapon

How many resumes come into your company each day? Each week? Annually? These applicants comprise a pool of potential technical talent that you should continually mine for your organization. When was the last time you sifted through their resumes and spoke with some of these candidates? Is it possible there are hidden technology gems in… Read More »

How to Get Noticed More as a Remote Worker

Out of sight, out of mind. That’s exactly what you don’t want to have happen if you are a remote worker these days. If you’re on-site, it’s sometimes easier to get noticed in a positive way that advances your career. But if your couch is your office cubicle, it can be harder to get notices… Read More »

Why is Partnering with a Staffing Vendor for Your IT Projects and Hiring Demands Valuable?

Digital transformation is ongoing despite slowing down a little during COVID. The c-suite is just as interested in creating seamless IT innovations to improve their business as they always have been. But now, we’re facing unprecedented labor shortages proving just as challenging as the IT projects themselves. What if there was one answer to the… Read More »